The City of Lakes- Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, has been influenced by various settlements such as Rajputs, Afghans and the Mughals and the glory of such historic impact is noticeable on the cuisine of this city. Bhopal’s restaurant provides with a miscellany of cuisine ranging from Mughlai dishes which includes mouth watering biryani and kebabs to the satisfying vegetarian dishes and salads. Here are the 20 veg crave busters you can find in Bhopal.
(P.S.: This article features pure veg restaurants as well as restaurants which provide authentic vegetarian food provided that they are both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. The ranking is done on the basis of approachability to the customers in terms of price and popularity. Pure veg is given preference to the top ranks provided that there are exceptions.)
1Taste of India
Taste of India is proving its mettle when it comes to vegetarian food. This restaurant time and again marks the highest rating of satisfaction by the Vegetarian food lovers around the city. TOI has almost all the predominant Vegetarian Cuisine of India in its menu which consists South Indian, North Indian, Chatpati Chaats and drinks. The factor which adds up to its popularity is serving of hygienic food at a low price. To them purity and delectability of the dishes is paramount. One of the famous palatable dishes in the basket of their offerings is Jalfrezi and piquant pineapple raita. It has been in top preferences of the vegetarian food lovers around the city and is jam-packed most of the time.
Address: L-1, Radhakrishna Shopping Complex Behind Sangam Cinema, Zone-II, M.P. Nagar, Bhopal – 462011 (Madhya Pradesh).
2Manohar Dairy and Restaurants
Manohar Dairy is the prime and accomplished eatery when it comes to sweets. But the reason for its second spot in the top 20 tally is the restaurant incorporated with the dairy. Manohar Dairy and Restaurants provides with the extravagant pure vegetarian dishes such as scrumptious chats, delicious Chola Bhaturas, tangy Pav Bhaji and much more. Furthermore, the restaurant serves Chinese and Italian cuisine with piquant shakes, sodas, and sundaes. Having a great meal followed by zesty dessert marks the versatility of this eatery.
Address: – 6, Hamidia Road, Bhopal (M.P.), Pin code: 462001. Contact no.: +91 755 4012000, 2740454, 4040408.
– 15, New Market, Bhopal (M.P.). Contact no.: +91 755 4223785.
– 132 A & B, M.P. Nagar (Zone 1), Bhopal (M.P.). Contact no.: +91 755 4040406, 07.
3Bapu ki Kutia
If one wants to enjoy the traditional Thali eating experience, this is the best place to visit. This chain has two restaurants around the city serving delicious vegetarian food at a reasonable price. Though this restaurant is without any luxury but the ambiance it projects is hygienic and enjoyable with happy and satisfied customers. The dishes which the customers like the most are Dum aaloo, Kothe and thali.
Address: – 123, Jyoti Complex, Behind Jyothi Talkies, Zone-I, MP Nagar, Bhopal (M.P.). Contact no.:0755 427 377.
– Roashan pura Square, T T Nagar, Beside Rajbhavan Road, Bhopal (M.P.). Contact no.: 0755 422 0849.
This pure veg, roof top restaurant offers a surreal exposure to the traditional Marwari style of food amidst the augmenting trend in the demand for fast food. As the phrase suggests, the restaurant greets its customers by offering authentic, aperitive vegetarian food. Dal Bafla Churma thali, Beda puri Thali are its specialties in Marwari food. On the other hand, it also serves crispy moong dal mongode, Chaats, desserts and much more. The ambiance of the restaurant is pleasant, enjoyable with friendly service.
Address: Roof-top, Block-A, Mansarovar Complex, Opp. Habibganj Rly. Station, Bhopal -16. Telephone: +91-755-4289454.
5Sankalp Bhopal- The taste of South
If one wants to experience the best South Indian food, Sankalp is there to offer it to you. The amazing taste of South India with crispy dosa, delicious uttapam and idlis cater to the cravings of the customers. Sankalp has a soothing ambiance with nice service and clean and hygienic food. It has won the title of the best South Indian Restaurant of Bhopal.
Address: Plot -85, Ground floor, Opp. Raymonds Showroom, MP Nagar (Zone 2), Bhopal (M.P.). Phone: 0755 427 5555.
6Radha Ki Dhani
This restaurant is designed to provide the customers with a rich Rajasthani village lifestyle and cuisine. It is a retreat spot for the people of Bhopal. You can enjoy the surreal experience of the Rajasthani folk dance, puppet show, camel ride, etc. The most important factor which makes it the first choice of the people is the exotic Rajasthani food. Dal Bati, choorma, dipped in the appetizing aromatic ghee makes it delightful for the customers.
Address: Bhopal–Indore Express Highway, Near Phanda, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462030. Phone: 07805855777.
The Bawarchi Restaurant is well- known for its North Indian cuisine. Though this restaurant is both vegetarian and non- vegetarian restaurant, still, it provides some of the classiest vegetarian dishes such as Punjabi chole, Shahi Paneer, Dal Makhni, etc. The service in the restaurant is apt which includes Dine in, Take away, Music, outdoor dining and much more. The ambiance of the restaurant is made to fit the comfort zones of the customers, and their satisfaction is paramount.
Address: Indira press complex Hosangabad Road Bhopal, 462042 Contact No.: +91-9893293793.
8Jain’s Hotel Rajhans
This restaurant is acclaimed for its Jain Thali ensuring quality and delicious pure vegetarian food. Also, Rajhans chain incorporate multi- cooking family A- la- Carte. They serve genuinely extensive assortment of North India, South Indian, Chinese and Continental menu, from starters through a delectable main course to enchanting pastries. The interior of the restaurant is eye- pleasing and the service is great. The aim is to satisfy and cater to the needs and requirements of the customers.
Address: 268, (Left of Sargam Talkies), MP Nagar (Zone 2) Bhopal (M.P.). Telephone No.: +91 (755)4033400 / 02 / 03 / 04, 2559839.
9Indian Coffee House, Bhopal
This is the place where one can get palatable South Indian food. From the date of its establishment, it has never witnessed empty tables. Indian coffee house provides with a variety of satiable dosas, vada and idlis. Moreover, its diverse menu offers satiable vegetarian food. Indian Coffee House needs no introduction, waiters decorated in uniforms, efficient service, neat and hygienic food and light and cheerful ambiance makes it a happening place to bust your hunger.
Address: Link Road 1, New Market, Near Samanvaya Bhawan, Malviya Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462003. Phone: 0755 255 4594.
– Sanchi Complex, 6, Service Rd, Ambedkar Parisar, Opp. Board Office, Seven No., No. 6 Locality, Shivaji Nagar, Bhopal (M.P.).
– Raisen Rd, Bijli Nagar Colony, Govindpura, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462023.
– Kolar Rd, Banjari, Aashirwad Colony, Kolar Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462007. Phone: 0755 491 3479
– 13-B, Raisen Rd, Indrapuri B Sector, BHEL, Indrapuri, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462021, Phone: 0755 268 3041.
The Amer Greens provides fine dining both indoor and outdoor. It offers Indian, Mughlai, South Indian, Continental, Chinese and flavorsome bonbon from the famous Amer Bakery Hut. Amer is known for its comprehensive cooking which is ensured by its own chefs trained to play with flavors and ingredients. Customers satisfaction is what they aim for, and they will make sure that timely service with elegance is offered to their customers. The desserts from the bakery of Amer adds up to the flavorful experience one would have here. The ambiance of its restaurant is pleasurable, with captivating dining arrangements.
Address: Near Gyan Ganga Academy, Hoshangabad Road, Misrod, Bhopal. Telephone: +91 755 4012770-71, Mobile: +91 9630097155-57.
Sagar Ratna provides delicious South Indian food. Situated in the commercial hub of Bhopal; MP Nagar, it is undisputed to label it as a hub of South Indian food. It has unmatchable expertise in making dosas, idlis and vadas. The interior is good, service is apt, and the servers are amicable. It also provides North Indian food and yummy chaats as well. Overall, one will have a good experience here.
Address: Third Floor, DB Mall, T-9-11, Hoshangabad Road, MP Nagar, Bhopal (M.P.).
It is one of the best restaurants serving pure vegetarian food in Bhopal. It serves delicious vegetarian food, and one can have a good time there. The ambiance is mediocre, but the service is up to the mark, the food is great and at a low price. The staff is amiable. By and large, it serves good affordable and satisfactory vegetarian food.
Address: PICNIK, C1- C2, MPSRTC City Depot Shopping Complex, Bhopal (M.P.) India. Contact No.: +91 9425011077.
This restaurant is a hangout place for youths and has been designed on a cool, well-executed concept of dining. The ambiance is enjoyable as it provides a rooftop experience. The food is fresh and hygienic and the classic dishes of paneer, vegetarian salad are palatable and well cooked. The price is not radically high; service is quite good, and the attendants are friendly. Overall, you would have a good experience both regarding food and atmosphere.
Address: B-37, Jaibhawani Society Phase 1, Nav Door Sanchar Nagar, Tilak Nagar, Bawdiya Kalan, Gullmohar Colony, Bhopal (M.P.).
Pind Balluchi has been acclaimed for its Mughlai, North India dishes. Mouth watering Hara Kebab, Achari malai soya, Spicy golden paneer fingers, Chatpata Tawa Mushroom, are some of the delectable dishes it has to offer you from its very own, Khazane- E- Kebab veg part of the menu. The ambiance is lovely, food is tasty, the price is a little high and the service is apt and non-delaying.
Address: DB City Mall, Hoshangabad Road, MP Nagar (Zone 1), Bhopal (M.P.).
15Under the mango tree, Jehanuma Palace
This place is gifted with an unforgettable and addictive atmosphere. This restaurant provides with some of the best tandoor and barbecue dishes. Though it serves non-vegetarian food, but its expertise in vegetarian food is commendable as well. Malai Broccoli, the Kumbh Malai Palak, and the Rajma Galant are some of the mouth-watering dishes it offers. Service is elegant and apt, on won’t face the sense of disappointment if one visits here.
Address: 5. Jehnuma palace, 157, Shamla hills. Contact no.: 7552661102.
16La Kuchina, Jehnuma Palace
It is an Italian restaurant which provides food. You can find mouth-watering pizzas, veg lasagnas and some satiable salads and soups. This place is not very budget friendly but it is not a waste of money also. Service provided by the staff is nondelaying; food has been served in a proper manner with proper care. But the place has expensive and limited items to hog on.
Address: Jehnuma Palace, 157, Shamla Hills. Contact no.: 07552661100.
17Noor us Sabah, Bhopal
Its restaurant provides an ecstatic ambiance with marble arch and open air dining coupled with the ecstatic view of the upper lake. It offers some of the delectable vegetarian dishes such as Papad Palak, Mnahodi mutter, Dhaak ki saag, Subz Panchmela, Missi Roti, Gatta sag and much more. Though it is heavy on a budget of the customers, yet every penny you spent here is worth it. The service here is excellent and satisfactory.
Address: V.I.P. Road, Koh-E-Fiza, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462001.
This pure vegetarian restaurant provides with delicious food at a considerably low price. Palatable Jalfrezi, Kadhai Paneer, Kofte are some of the dishes it has to offer. It is jam-packed but the ambiance is not up to the mark. Service has been delayed at times, which leaves customers frustrated. This restaurant has Take-away facility, so the the flaws are balanced.
Address: Hoshangabad Rd, Chinar Fortune City, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462026.
19Greek Food and Beyond, DB City mall
You will find variety of dishes at this place. Beverages provide a different kind of shakes. Pizzas have an amazing thin and crunchy base with a lot of veggies as a topping. Place is slightly expensive as compare to the quality of food provided there. Service is slow; you cannot grab food from here if you are in a hurry. Overall it is a nice restaurant to introduce your taste buds to delectable new spices and dishes.
Address: DB City Mall, MP Nagar. Contact no.: 7556644108.
20The Urban Socialite
This restaurant of Hotel Lake View has been appreciated for its mesmerizing atmosphere and scenic privileges it provides to its customer. It offers vegetarian food but it is not up to the level of excellence, it is mediocre and also at a high cost. ThUS attracts the youth often and is a chill out spot, but at a price heavy on the pockets of the customer. The service is nice and friendly. Overall, you would have a good experience but if you are a gourmet, you would have some trouble with the food.
Address: Hotel Ashoka, Lake View Road, Shymala Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 462002.